Dali’s MustacheArt, Food and Drink, Photography
by Salvador Dali & Philippe Halsman
Flammarion, 1994. First thus. Near Fine in dust jacket
Reprint of this photographic interview that was originally published in 1954
With 101 Life magazine covers to his credit, Philippe Halsman (1906-1979) was one of the leading portrait photographers of his time. Dali’s Mustache is the fruit of this marriage of the minds. The jointly conceived and seemingly nonsensical questions and answers reveal the gleeful humor and assumed cynicism for which Dali is famous, while the marvelous and inspired images of Dali’s mustache brilliantly display Halsman’s consummate skill and extraordinary inventiveness as a photographer
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